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RLD-Cong team can replace Mayawati: Ajit Singh

Last Updated: Sunday, December 18, 2011 - 16:08

New Delhi: RLD chief Ajit Singh said after he was sworn in on Sunday that his party`s alliance with the Congress will provide a "clear-cut alternative" to the Mayawati government in Uttar Pradesh.

"People are fed up with the Mayawati government but there was no clear-cut alternative. Now, the alliance (between RLD and Congress) provides the people a clear-cut alternative," he told reporters.

Obviously anticipating a RLD-Congress win, he said: "The wave from Uttar Pradesh will affect the whole country." He added that the Uttar Pradesh electoral outcome will have a national impact.

Singh, 72, joined the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) on December 12 after reaching an accord with Congress for the upcoming Assembly polls in Uttar Pradesh.

The leader declined to answer questions on Lokpal.


First Published: Sunday, December 18, 2011 - 16:08
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